The Most Daring Cover Girls
Bipasha Basu kicked off the New Year with a bang.
People couldn't stop raving about the actress's topless cover shoot for Maxim magazine, with some claiming it to be too bold for an Indian cover.
However, we've had quite a few daring magazine covers in the past. Check out 10 bold covers featuring some of tinseltown's hottest women. Click through, and let us know what you think of these covers.
Image: Bipasha Basu
The south siren posed for this spicy South Scope magazine cover last year.
The provocative pose with just a flimsy cloth protecting her modesty showed off more than it concealed.
Image: Shriya Saran
Malaika Arora Khan
Before she became more even more famous as Munni, this hottie was hailed as 'Erotic Goddess' by The Man magazine.
Image: Malaika Arora Khan
More than a decade has passed since the actress created an uproar by appearing topless on Stardust's September 1993 issue.It was Bollywood at its most daring and though many years have passed, the image of Mamta on the cover, wearing only a pair of jeans and nothing else remains etched in our minds forever.
Image: Mamta Kulkarni
Did she or didn't she, was the question on everyone's mind when Pooja imitated Demi Moore's nude body art for this Movie magazine cover.
Pooja left everyone guessing whether she really went nude as the original diva from Hollywood when she spray-painted her body. And we're still guessing.
Image: Pooja Bhatt
Clearly Vidya loves to shock.
After all, what would compel a usually conservative actress who is mostly seen covered head to toe in yards of saris and kurta churidars to pose topless for this FHM magazine cover? Not that we're complaining.
Image: Vidya Balan
Women in bikinis on magazine covers are a dime a dozen. So what makes Shweta Salve's Maxim cover so special?
Well, it's not everyday that a television actress strips down to a teeny tiny bikini for all to see.
Image: Shweta Salve
Maxim magazine claimed this 2007 photoshoot of a leather-clad Mallika as their boldest yet. We can see why.
Image: Mallika Sherawat
In 2009, Rani did something she hadn't done before -- pose in a bikini top for Hi!Blitz magazine. Of course, it would have been really something if she had ditched the skirt.
Image: Rani Mukerji